Camano Island

Project on Leque Island in Stanwood all for salmon, wildlife

Several hundred flood-prone acres that were used as farmland for more than a century are being transformed into a saltwater marsh. Work is… Continue reading

Plan for sewage treatment plant prompts Stanwood to update rules

City leaders are updating local rules after a proposal to build a privately operated waste treatment plant in town caused concern late last… Continue reading

YMCA honors volunteers

The YMCA of Snohomish County honored its outstanding policy, program, youth and financial development volunteers at a special recognition breakfast June 14. Policy Volunteers: Gary… Continue reading

Tidelands Church members make it a mission to help in community

It was a day to wear tennis shoes, sunscreen and gardening gloves to church. Tidelands Church, a Presbyterian congregation in Stanwood, gathered briefly… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano derby drivers race to win

The 10th annual Windermere Stanwood Camano Island Soap Box Derby was held June 17. Fifty-one racers competed to represent Stanwood and Camano Island in the… Continue reading

Camano Island teen to compete in worldwide soap box derby

Ronan and Richard Johnson drove home from Omaha, Nebraska, towing a trailer with a Seahawks-styled soap box derby car and a gold… Continue reading

Camano Island to start work on long-delayed government offices

Island County commissioners have given planners the go-ahead to move forward with cost estimates and designs for new government offices on Camano… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano AAUW lauds teens for STEM

The American Association of University Women Stanwood-Camano Branch on May 12 recognized outstanding high school junior girls for their abilities in science, technology, engineering and… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano Rotary highlights students

The Stanwood-Camano Island Rotary recently named its Students of the Quarter. Port Susan Middle School: Camille Johnston and Matthew Smith Lincoln Hill High School: Sierra… Continue reading

Progress made on new high schools in Stanwood

STANWOOD —Three months after voters in Stanwood and on Camano Island approved a $147.5 million bond to build a new high school, teachers are preparing… Continue reading

Popular, private Freedom Park seeking financial support

Mike Nestor likes to think of how many children have become friends on the playground at Freedom Park, and how many parents… Continue reading

Front Porch: County Council, surplus stuff, CPR

County Council to meet in Marysville: The Snohomish County Council has scheduled its upcoming Monday meeting for 6 p.m. at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State… Continue reading

Over 40 artists to show works at Camano Island Studio Tour

Art lives on Camano Island. That’s the motto for the 19th annual Camano Island Studio Tour this Mother’s Day weekend and the following Saturday and… Continue reading

Nonprofit center’s goal: Get moms, families out on the water

A nonprofit in the wooden boathouse on pebble-covered Cama Beach wants to get moms on the water. The Mother’s Day Saturday Sail… Continue reading

Commercial shellfish harvesting restricted because of pollution

The state Department of Health earlier this week announced restrictions on commercial shellfish harvests because of pollution. An annual water quality evaluation showed… Continue reading

Farm to Table dinner series back on Camano Island

The Kristoferson Farm released the dates of its summer Farm to Table dinner series earlier this week, and it’s not too early… Continue reading

Chronic absences raise alarms in Snohomish County schools

Nearly one of every seven students attending public schools in Snohomish County is considered a frequent no-show in the classroom. Missing school is… Continue reading

Front Porch: Kitties, pills, road work

Little Whiskers: The Camano Animal Shelter Association is holding its annual Little Whiskers Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the shelter… Continue reading

Number of mumps cases continues to grow

More cases of mumps are confirmed in Snohomish County. The Mukilteo School District now is affected, with one probable case at Challenger Elementary.… Continue reading

Volunteers get baseball field at Stanwood school game-ready

Volunteers gathered on a soggy Saturday morning to transform puddles into a ready-to-play Little League field. Stanwood-Camano Little League, with more than 400… Continue reading